Information for Patients 

Provincial and district health departments, parastatal organizations, social security institutions, non-governmental organizations and private sectors are responsible for delivering healthcare in Pakistan. Pakistani citizens who live below the poverty line benefit from a state-run health insurance program, Prime Minister's National Health Program. (

Information for Health Care Professionals 

The language of instruction for most medical related courses is in English or Urdu. (
Surgery & its sub-specialties, internal medicine & its subspecialties, pediatrics, dermatology and gynecology & obstetrics were the most preferred specialties by the medical students in Pakistan. (
Numerous hospitals in Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore are equipped with latest medical facilities paving the way to arrange potential trips for healthcare. (

Information for Travelers 

The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccinations for Pakistan: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid, cholera, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, rabies, anthrax & polio. (
Most commonly spoken languages in Pakistani hospitals are Punjabi, Pashto, Sindhi, Saraiki and Urdu. (

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